The Australian and New Zealand teams were announced on 3rd July.
The Australian team selection being based on the recent Australian National Tournament (17th June).
Steven Cujc, John Whitford and Shaune O’Farrell lead up the Australian team with previous international experience. New Zealand are feilding a strong team with Troy Freeman, Warren Gabb, Kapira Pieta, Eddie Ta Ah, Lydon Pehi and Jack Tuhega all having fought in the World Tournament before.
Notable absence from the Australian team is Simon Kennedy (official reserve) who is one of the most experienced Australian fighters.
Team Members Australia:
Team Members New Zealand:
Eddie Te Ahu